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Drake Moms: Ana Yuristy, Director of Corporate Services

Posted by Jen McNeely, 2 days, 5 hours ago

With Mother's Day less than a week away, we're taking a moment to profile Drake Moms. Meet Ana, our Director of Corporate Services and her little ones Sabine and Roscoe, who quite enjoyed posing in the rain with their baby blue umbrella.

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Drake One Fifty Lunch & Learn: Greta Hodgkinson

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month ago

The year ahead is a big one for Greta Hodgkinson: she's celebrating her 25th year as a member of The National Ballet of Canada, and her 20th anniversary as a Principal Dancer. For the intensely physically demanding career, this longevity is a rarity; a true triumph.

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Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake
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Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month, 1 week ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge
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Food Friday: Drake Bartender Alex Pearce is Making It With Love

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We're proud to share that our very own Alex Pearce has made it to the next round for Made With Love: Canada's biggest mixology competition.

The Drake Hotel Bartender Alex Pearce competes in the Made With Love Cocktail Competition
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My Night In Nine Pics - Fashion Photographer, Renata Kaveh

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Art + Oysters + Music + Red Lips + Snow Storm + Vodka + Over-The-Knee Socks + Faux-Fur

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